Using flow visualization of emulated coughs and sneezes, researchers assessed the efficacy of facemasks in obstructing droplets. Loosely folded facemasks and bandana-style coverings provide minimal stopping-capability for the smallest aerosolized res...
– Florida Atlantic University
Physics of Fluids Embargo expired on 30-Jun-2020 at 11:00 ET
Research out today in the journal Cell shows that a specific change in the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus virus genome, previously associated with increased viral transmission and the spread of COVID-19, is more infectious in cell culture.
– Los Alamos National Laboratory
In one of the most robust studies of COVID-19 mortality risk in the United States, researchers estimate an infection fatality rate more than double estimates from other countries, with the greatest risk to older adults. Columbia University Mailman Sc...
– Columbia University, Mailman School of Public Health
Several U.S. cities may be at increased risk of surges in COVID-19 cases as they reopen their economies because their residents are unwilling to follow practices that reduce the spread of the disease, according to Penn State College of Medicine resea...
– Penn State College of Medicine
HLRP: Health, Literacy, Research and Practice
Light to moderate drinking may preserve brain function in older age, according to a new study from the University of Georgia.
– University of Georgia
JAMA Network Open
A team of underwater cave explorers in Mexico have made unprecedented archeological discoveries in some of the most inaccessible places on Earth that unlock key mysteries about the earliest inhabitants of the Western Hemisphere, according to internat...
– McMaster University
Science Advances Embargo expired on 03-Jul-2020 at 14:05 ET
Mercury, algae made water undrinkable in heart of city
– University of Cincinnati
“It is clear that people who belong to historically marginalized groups in the United States contend with burdensome stressors on top of the everyday stressors that members of non-disadvantaged groups experience."
– University of California, Santa Barbara
Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscienc